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Executive Assistant, SrAssc

State Street

State Street

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

Who we are looking for

State Street Corporation, a globally systemic important bank, is looking for an Executive Assistant to join our North American team. This is an exciting, challenging and highly visible role. The successful candidate will be a team player, be able to take initiative, exercise independent thinking, juggle multiple priorities and meet aggressive deadlines in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where the incumbent will be asked to come to our Boston office 3 days per week

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As an Executive Assistant you will be:

  • Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information

  • Exercise discretion and judgment with respect to matters of significance and work collaboratively with others across multiple business lines and geographies

  • Respond to and screen telephone calls/emails to resolve proper resolution or routing

  • Review and disseminate incoming documents and communications

  • Prepare a variety of materials on a daily weekly or monthly basis Independently and efficiently administer Execs calendar by coordinating complex meetings involving senior level internal and external participants including clients regulators and vendor partners

  • Coordinate meeting agenda

  • Prepare presentation materials related handouts and meeting logistics

  • Plan events catering and reserve internal or external venues as needed

  • Administer complex travel arrangements, maintain and submit all related documentation

  • Act in accordance with Risk Excellence as part of our Way Ahead foundation

  • Partner closely with Executive Assistants across the organization in a collaborative manner

  • Interact with senior leaders and internal teams like HR, Finance, IT, Security, Catering, Travel and external vendors as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with a focus in related field preferred

  • Five plus years of administrative experience is required with three or more years of executive level support

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Outlook including calendar tasks journals and contacts; excellent organization skills using the PC and desk/file materials; ability to make travel arrangements and follow up on details

  • Ability to use discretion in researching and analyzing problems maintain confidentiality of all written materials and information; exercise good judgment; inventive and thorough

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and meet deadlines. Enjoys a rapidly changing environment; flexible with ability to support key executives and others when needed

  • Solid business knowledge with excellent written and verbal communication skills for all types of communication; proficient skills in spelling punctuation grammar usage composition and editing; ability to collect data and prepare professional and accurate presentation materials

  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service oriented with skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships at all levels including presenting information and responding to questions from managers clients customers vendors and the general public.

  • Strong word processing excel and typing with speed and accuracy

  • Self-motivate to assume responsibility without direct supervision

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers

Salary Range:

$50,000 - $80,000 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.